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Office of Internal Audit


The Division of Internal Audit acts as an independent Division within the Department of Finance to provide, an objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the City's operations. The Division assists City divisions in the achievement of financial and operational goals by planning and conducting financial and administrative audits.

Additionally, the Division of Internal Audit establishes effective and proactive procedures that result in properly resolving audit findings and significantly reducing future audit findings.

Financial and Operational Auditing

This Division improves management's internal, financial and administrative controls. It is also investigates actual and potential lapses of control and incidents of risk and assists State-required external auditor during the annual citywide audit.

Internal Audit
601 Lakeside Ave., Room 24
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

P: 216.664.4157
F: 216.664.2316
Relay Service: 711
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Mission Statement


To provide professional financial management services and protect the fiscal integrity of the City; by maximizing the collection of revenue, judiciously investing public monies and practicing generally accepted financial management principles in a manner consistent with the guidelines required by the Codified Ordinances of Cleveland, City Council, the Mayor’s Office, and other governmental units.

-Department of Finance